Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University (CSJMU), formerly Kanpur University, is a public university Located in one of the biggest industrial metropolis of State of Uttar Pradesh ,Kanpur. It is administered under the state legislature of the government of Uttar Pradesh. Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University stands as a hallmark of higher education.The university is geared to provide maximum scholastic benefit to each individual student.
The university has more than 350 affiliated colleges spread over 15 districts of Uttar Pradesh and more than 4.5 lakh students on its roll. It is one of the largest universities of Asia catering to urban and rural students offering an unparalleled range of professional and academic courses in disciplines of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Management and Medicine.
The university is booming with academic activities. While the undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in all disciplines of Art, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering and Medicine are offered in affiliated colleges and institutions, the residential wing of the campus includes faculties of Life Sciences, Business Management, Education and English. The university has recently started an Institute of Engineering and Technology in the campus offering courses in four branches of engineering viz. Chemical, Computer Science and Information, Mechanical Engineering in the first instance.